Duttry 2014 Bodies

Title Information

Author: Caitlin Rose R[iley] Duttry

Title: Embodying Autonomy

Subtitle: Black Women's Bodies and Self-Liberation in The Color Purple and Their Eyes Were Watching God

Thesis: Honors Senior Thesis, University of New Hampshire

Year: Spring 2014

Pages: 34pp.

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | U.S. History | Representations: Literature / Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker

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Link: University of New Hampshire Scholars' Repository [Free Access]

Additional Information


  Methodology: The Need for Black Feminism (p. 2)
  The Intertextual Motif of Trees (p. 6)
  Creativity through Orality (p. 15)
  Reclaiming Bodily Autonomy through Queer Erotic Love (p. 23)
  Conclusion: Subversive Self-Ownership (p. 31)
  Works Cited (p. 32)

Wikipedia: Zora Neale Hurston: Their Eyes Were Watching God; Alice Walker: The Color Purple

Added: June 28, 2014 | Last updated: June 28, 2014